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Noun: erythromycin  i,ri-throw'mI-sin
  1. An antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin, E-Mycin, Ethril, Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative
    - Erythrocin, E-Mycin, Ethril, Ilosone, Pediamycin

Derived forms: erythromycins

Type of: antibiotic, antibiotic drug

Encyclopedia: Erythromycin